Sunday, January 17, 2021

Frog Bridge - Willimantic


Willimantic, CT  2021

 I've always found these sculptures at the Frog Bridge a little creepy looking.  At least they were all wearing masks.

Saturday, January 16, 2021

Lebanon Town Green II

Lebanon, CT  2021

This historic village green was the site of an encampment of French dragoons during the Revolutionary war.  

 

Friday, January 15, 2021

Wadsworth Stables

Lebanon, CT  2021

The original stable was built in 1730 on the estate of Jeremiah Wadsworth.  This "Palladian Style" stable was built in 1820, after the original stable burned to the ground.  To save the stable from demolition, it was dismantled and reconstructed in Lebanon in 1954 next to the Trumbull House.

Thursday, January 14, 2021

War Office

Lebanon, CT  2021

Built in 1732, this building originally served a place from which to conduct the mercantile business of Captain Joseph Trumbull.  During the Revolutionary War, Connecticut Governor Jonathan Trumbull conducted over 1000 war councils here. Visitors included George Washington, Rochambeau, Lafayette, and a veritable who's who list of Revolutionary War generals, officers, and politicians. 


 

Wednesday, January 13, 2021

Nothing Happened

Lebanon,  CT  2021

Who knew?   As always, clicking on the picture will show a larger version.

 

Tuesday, January 12, 2021

Jonathan Trumbull House

Lebanon, CT 2021

Jonathan Trumbull was the governor of Connecticut from 1769 to 1784, serving during the transition from Connecticut being a colony to a state after the Revolutionary War.  He was a friend of George Washington and supplied provisions to the Continental Army.